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We are pleased to announce that CanAlt Health Laboratories has achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation.
The IQMH Centre for Accreditation is pleased to announce that West Parry Sound Health Centre (WPSHC) has achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation. In choosing this option, a laboratory sends a clear signal of commitment to quality for staff, patients, and other healthcare providers.
Licensed laboratories in Ontario are reminded that, in Ontario, IQMH operates two streams of accreditation: the mandatory IQMH accreditation program and the ISO 15189 Plus™ program. The two programs differ only in the frequency of assessment. The mandatory stream consists of a full accreditation assessment every four years, the ISO 15189 Plus™ stream includes a mid-cycle surveillance visit conducted by IQMH. The table below summarizes the two streams:
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